National Seminar Daily Schedule

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Following is the General Event Schedule. Please see the individual daily schedules for breakdown of class sessions. Event schedule is subject to change without notice.

KEY:

MC – Master Class; AL – Area Leadership; NB – National Board; NS – National Seminar; DT – Distinctly Teen

Saturday, July 14
1:30 PM–2:00 PM Check-in/Registration MC
2:00 PM2:30 PM Opening Remarks/General Session MC
2:30 PM6:00 PM Breakout Sessions MC
6:00 PM Dinner on your own MC
7:30 PM9:00 PM Breakout Sessions MC
Sunday, July 15
8:30 AM12:30 PM Breakout Sessions MC
12:30 PM1:15 PM Lunch — Provided MC
1:15 PM6:30 PM Breakout Sessions MC
6:30 PM Dinner (on your own)  Free evening MC
Monday, July 16
8:30 AM12:30 PM Breakout Sessions MC
12:30 PM1:15 PM Lunch  Provided MC
1:15 PM6:30 PM Breakout Sessions MC
6:30 PM Dinner (on your own)  Free evening MC
Tuesday, July 17
8:30 AM12:30 PM Breakout Sessions MC
12:30 PM1:45 PM Leadership Luncheon/Master Class Lunch AL/NB
2:00 PM3:00 PM Master Class Showcase Concert  Open to All MC
3:00 PM5:00 PM Area Leadership/National Board Meeting AL/NB
3:30 PM Final Review and Load-out MC
6:00 PM All Star Auditions NS
7:00 PM9:00 PM Registration Open/Welcome Reception NS
Wednesday, July 18
8:00 AM5:30 PM Registration Desk Open NS
8:00 AM1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open NS
9:00 AM10:15 AM Session 1 NS
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break  Shop at HIC Exhibits NS
10:45 AM12:00 PM Session 2 NS
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at HIC Exhibits 
NS
1:00 PM1:45 PM Welcome Concert  Detroit Handbell Ensemble NS
1:45 PM5:15 PM HIC Exhibits Open NS
2:00 PM3:15 PM Session 3 NS
3:15 PM3:45 PM Shop at HIC Exhibits NS
3:45 PM5:00 PM Session 4 NS
5:30 PM7:00 PM Opening Banquet NS
7:30 PM9:00 PM Evening Program  Kalamazoo Ringers NS
Thursday, July 19
8:00 AM1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open NS
8:30 AM5:30 PM Registration Desk Open NS
9:00 AM10:15 AM Session 5 NS
10:00 AM12:00 PM Distinctly Teen Registration DT
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break  Shop at HIC Exhibits NS
10:45 AM12:00 PM Session 6 NS
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at HIC Exhibits  NS
12:00 PM1:45 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal DT
1:00 PM1:45 PM Concert  Rooke Chapel Ringers Alumni NS
1:45 PM5:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open NS
2:00 PM3:15 PM Session 7 NS/DT
3:15 PM3:45 PM Cookie & Coffee Break — Shop at HIC Exhibits NS/DT
3:45 PM5:00 PM Session 8 NS/DT
5:30 PM6:45 PM Hymn Festival  Chancel Ringers of First United Methodist of Downers Grove  Presented by Witte Travel & Tours NS/DT
6:45 PM7:30 PM Distinctly Teen Dinner NS/DT
7:30 PM9:30 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal DT
Friday, July 20
8:00 AM5:30 PM Registration Desk Open NS/DT
9:00 AM10:15 AM Session 9 NS
9:00 AM12:00 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal DT
10:00 AM1:00 PM HIC Exhibits Open NS
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break  Shop at HIC Exhibits NS
10:45 AM12:00 PM Session 10 NS
12:00 PM1:00 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at HIC Exhibits  NS/DT
1:00 PM1:45 PM Concert  Michael J. Glasgow – Maybe It’s Me NS/DT
1:45 PM5:30 PM HIC Exhibits Open NS
2:00 PM3:15 PM Session 11 NS/DT
3:15 PM4:00 PM Cookie & Coffee Break — Shop at HIC Exhibits NS/DT
4:00 PM5:15 PM Session 12 NS/DT
5:30 PM6:45 PM Concert  Campanas Cristalis NS/DT
7:00 PM7:45 PM Distinctly Teen Dinner DT
7:45 PM9:00 PM Distinctly Teen Rehearsal DT
8:00 PM10:00 PM Happy Hour Shopathon (HIC/Cash Bar) NS
Saturday, July 21
8:00 AM1:30 PM HIC Exhibits Open NS
8:30 AM5:30 PM Registration Desk Open NS/DT
9:00 AM10:15 AM Session 14  Distinctly Teen Rehearsal NS/DT
10:15 AM10:45 AM Break  Shop at HIC Exhibits NS/DT
10:45 AM12:00 PM Session 15  All Star Dress Rehearsal NS/DT
12:00 PM1:30 PM Lunch (on your own) — Shop at HIC Exhibits NS/DT
1:30 PM2:45 PM All Stars Concert/Distinctly Teen NS/DT
3:00 PM4:15 PM Session 16 NS/DT
4:45 PM6:00 PM Farewell Reception NS/DT
6:00 PM7:00 PM Closing Concert  Milwaukee Handbell Ensemble NS/DT

 

News & Announcements

Master Class in Conducting applications are due by APRIL 3

Scholarship applications are due by APRIL 15

National Seminar Early-bird registration deadline is MAY 15.
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Daily Registration options are now available.

Event Schedules

General Event Schedule
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Pre-registration is required for all Seminar classes. To help you plan which classes you wish to take before completing the online registration process, you may download and fill out the following Personal Event Schedule Planner.

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Use of Tablets to Hold Music 

Handbell Musicians of America is committed to upholding the copyright laws of the United States and protecting the rights of our publishers, arrangers and composers.  If you wish to use a tablet computer to hold your music in place of standard paper copies on a music stand, you must contact the publisher of each piece of music to first obtain permission to convert a purchased piece of music to the format required for the tablet you are using.  Copies of the written permission received from publishers must be presented on request from the event organizer, event chair, or Handbell Musicians of America staff. Permission from a publisher for one piece does not imply permission for other songs from the same publisher.  The title of each song used in this format must be included in the written permission received. Attendee should also have legally purchased copies of all music with them for verification.